Education

Other Post Graduate Training
Boston University School of Medicine (1997)
Graduate School
Boston University School of Medicine (1997)
Medical School
Boston University School of Medicine (2001)
Internship
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2002), Internal Medicine
Residency
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2006), Radiation Oncology

Research Interest

  • Combined modality therapy for breast cancer
  • Locally advanced and inflammatory breast cancer
  • Mitigation of normal tissue injury from radiation therapy
  • Optimizing advanced technology utilization for radiation therapy
  • Use of aspirin in locally advanced cancer

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

In Reply to Hannoun-Levi et al.
Rahimi A, Simmons A, Kim DN, Leitch M, Haas J, Gu X, Ahn C, Gao A, Spangler A, Morgan HE, Goudreau S, Seiler S, Farr D, Wooldridge R, Haley B, Bahrami S, Neufeld S, Mendez C, Alluri P, Rao R, Timmerman RD, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2022 Jun 113 2 475-477
A How-To Compendium for GammaPod Treatments, Clinical Workflow, and Clinical Program at an Early Adopting Institution.
Zhang-Velten E, Zhang Y, Radpour S, Gu X, Kim DN, Alluri P, Nwachukwu C, Chiu T, Lu W, Parsons D, Tan J, Gillespie J, Stevenson S, Choy H, Timmerman R, Rahimi A, Pract Radiat Oncol 2022 Feb
Preliminary Results of Multi-Institutional Phase I Dose Escalation Trial Using Single Fraction Stereotactic Partial Breast Irradiation for Early Stage Breast Cancer: Dose Escalated Single Fraction Stereotactic PBI.
Rahimi A, Simmons A, Kim DN, Leitch M, Haas J, Gu X, Ahn C, Gao A, Spangler A, Morgan HE, Goudreau S, Seiler S, Farr D, Wooldridge R, Haley B, Bahrami S, Neufeld S, Mendez C, Alluri P, Rao R, Timmerman RD, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2021 Oct
Saliency-guided deep learning network for automatic tumor bed volume delineation in post-operative breast irradiation.
Kazemimoghadam M, Chi W, Rahimi A, Kim N, Alluri P, Nwachukwu C, Lu W, Gu X, Phys Med Biol 2021 Jul
Cosmetic Outcomes of a Phase 1 Dose Escalation Study of 5-Fraction Stereotactic Partial Breast Irradiation for Early Stage Breast Cancer.
Rahimi A, Morgan HE, Kim DW, Zhang Y, Leitch M, Wooldridge R, Goudreau S, Haley B, Rao R, Rivers A, Spangler AE, Jones RT, Stevenson S, Staley J, Albuquerque K, Ahn C, Neufeld S, Alluri PG, Ding C, Garwood D, Seiler S, Zhao B, Gu X, Timmerman R, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2021 Jul 110 3 772-782
Risk Factors for Fat Necrosis After Stereotactic Partial Breast Irradiation for Early-Stage Breast Cancer in a Phase 1 Clinical Trial.
Rahimi A, Zhang Y, Kim DW, Morgan H, Hossain F, Leitch M, Wooldridge R, Seiler S, Goudreau S, Haley B, Rao R, Rivers A, Spangler A, Ahn C, Stevenson S, Staley J, Albuquerque K, Ding C, Gu X, Zhao B, Timmerman R, Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2020 11 108 3 697-706
Novel hyaluronan formulation for preventing acute skin reactions in breast during radiotherapy: a randomized clinical trial.
Rahimi A, Mohamad O, Albuquerque K, Kim DWN, Chen D, Thomas K, Wooldridge R, Rivers A, Leitch M, Rao R, Haley B, Ahn C, Garwood D, Spangler A, Support Care Cancer 2020 Mar 28 3 1481-1489
A Reliable Multi-classifier Multi-objective Model for Predicting Recurrence in Triple Negative Breast Cancer.
Chen X, Zhou Z, Thomas K, Folkert M, Kim N, Rahimi A, Wang J, Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2019 07 2019 2182-2185
Down-regulation of human DAB2IP Gene Expression in Renal Cell Carcinoma Results in Resistance to Ionizing Radiation.
Yun EJ, Lin CJ, Dang A, Hernandez E, Guo J, Chen WM, Allison J, Kim N, Kapur P, Brugarolas J, Wu K, He D, Lai CH, Lin H, Saha D, Baek ST, Chen BPC, Hsieh JT, Clin. Cancer Res. 2019 Apr
A Phase II Clinical Trial of SAbR Followed by Immediate Vertebroplasty for Spine Metastases.
Wardak Z, Bland R, Ahn C, Xie XJ, Chason D, Morrill K, Stehel E, Nedzi L, Ding C, Medin P, Boike T, Abdulrahman R, Folkert M, Iyengar P, Kim N, Choy H, Bagley C, Timmerman R Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys. 2019 Jan

Books

Featured Books Legend Featured Books

Principles of Radiation Oncology. In CANCER: Principles and Practice of Oncology Review

Choy H, Kim DWN (2012). Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Basics of chemotherapy, irradiation interaction. In Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, 6th Edition

Kim DW, Story D, Choy H (2013). Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Honors & Awards

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor in Radiation Oncology
    (2018)
  • AACR AFLAC Scholars in Training Award
    (2005)
  • RSNA Resident Trainee Award and Travel Grant
    (2005)
  • ABR Holman Pathway Research Award
    RSNA (2004)
  • ASTRO Basic Science Travel Grant
    (2004)
  • Sidney Cooperband Award
    Boston University School of Medicine (2001)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology